K. Ellis's scientific contributions

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... Many scholars seem to believe that critiquing news representations is a "lost cause" because journalists can be biased, and news stories have the potential to spread stigma regarding people with disabilities (Hehir, 2002;Weeber, 1999;Goffman, 1963). Other scholars have focused on disability representations in film (Chivers & Marcotic, 2010;Ellis, 2006;Smit & Enns, 2001), art (Siebers, 2011;Millett-Gallant, 2010), public display/freak shows (Garland Thomson, 1996;Bogdan, 1990), photography (Hevey, 1992) or new media (Goggin & Newell, 2003). As a group of researchers in Canada and the USA, we have undertaken numerous content analyses of news media representations of disability. ...